For this class 6 student, Maths is a plaything
Meet Archisman Nandy. While most students of his age fear Maths, this soon-to-be-teenager has surprised everyone with his grasp at the subject. A student of class VI of St. Agnes School, Kharagpur, West Bengal, Archisman has recently bagged the Bhagoban Chandra Dey Memorial Award-2018 conferred by the Centre for Pedagogical Studies in Mathematics (CPSM), Kolkata, in recognition for regular participation and outstanding performance in Achievement Cum Diagnostic Test in Mathematics (ADTM), a state-level Mathematics competition organised by CPSM, Kolkata. Right from class III, Archisman has regularly taken ADTM, conducted annually, and has always scored A++ outstanding performance grade (the highest grade of ADTM) every year followed by state level ranks consecutively for three years which has bagged him the CPSM’s ‘coveted’ award. Besides this, he has also achieved Zonal Rank-2, International Rank-5 in Science Olympiad Foundation’s (SOF) International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO-Class IV level), Certificate of Distinction in Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC 2017- Upper Primary Division i.e., V, VI, VII Level) organised by Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) and Bronze Medal in the Southeast Asian Mathematical Olympiad (SEAMO) 2018.